Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 - P.L. 109-432

Date: December 2006


Enacted December 20, 2006

Major Provisions of the Act

  • Amended section 1903(x) of title XIX of the Social Security Act (the Act) (42 U.S.C. § 1386b) by including all children in foster care assisted by titles IV-B and IV-E of the Act and children receiving title IV-E adoption assistance in the groups exempt from the requirement to present documentary evidence of citizenship or nationality if they declare themselves to be citizens or nationals of the United States
  • Added a new provision to title IV-E of the Act to require that State plans include procedures for verifying the citizenship or immigration status of children in foster care under State responsibility under titles IV-B or IV-E
  • Amended section 1123A of the Act (42 U.S.C. § 1320a-2a) to include a review of State conformity with this requirement in the Child and Family Services Reviews